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Financial Aid Announcements

It's not too late to apply for 2020-2021 FAFSA/CA Dream Act!

It's never too late to apply for financial aid! The 2020-2021 FAFSA and CA Dream Act Applications are still open. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for financial aid. If you are eligible for the CA Primise Grant and have paid your class fees, you may get your payment refunded.

Meet with our staff during our Financial Aid Zoom In hours online! After submitting your application, you will need to complete all of the remaining Financial Aid Steps before your financial aid is disbursed.

Click here to be directed to the Financial Aid Zoom In link.

Which FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application?



Fall 2020
Spring 2021
*Summer 2021



Fall 2021
Spring 2022
*Summer 2022


*For Summer, do BOTH


Financial Aid Processing

Verification forms

  • Be prepared for 4-6 weeks processing time
  • Deadline to submit verification for first disbursement each Fall is 07/01 each summer. 
  • Documents submitted after 7/01 will be processed by date received and eligible students may not receive a disbursement until later in the semester.
  • If you submit your documents after 07/01, you will need to make alternate arrangements to purchase books and complete the semester successfully.

Federal CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a package of over $2 trillion intended to provide relief from the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. The act contained provisions specifically intended to provide relief for higher education institutions and their students.

See CARES awarding criteria here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Chabot Financial Aid Office by emailing from your secure ZoneMail email account or finding find us working remotely here.

Extraordinary Withdrawal

Please click the link below to find the most recent District policy to convert withdrawls without harm to students.
This communication was guided through a collaboratice process with both Colleges and considering action in the best interest of students.

The memo is posted here.